The average life expectancy of a human being in the 21st century is about 67 years. Do you know what the average life expectancy for a company is?
Surprisingly short, it turns out. In a recent talk, John Hagel pointed out that the average life expectancy of a company in the S&P 500 has dropped precipitously, from 75 years (in 1937) to 15 years in a more recent study. Why is the life expectancy of a company so low? And why is it dropping?
To be continued at http://communicationnation.blogspot.com/2011/02/connected-company.html
- The Connected Company (dachisgroup.com)
- Five Tips for Smarter Social Networking – John Hagel III and John Seely Brown (fredzimny.wordpress.com)
- Personal Connections Are The New Currency (blogs.forbes.com)